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  • Flash Flood watches in effect, heavy rain expected Thursday

    March 9, 2016 3:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Heavy rain is expected and flash flood watches are in effect as a bit of slow moving severe active weather rolls through our area Thursday. Flash flood watches are in effect through Saturday morning. This means conditions are favorable in the atmosphere to cause heavy rain... more »
  • St. Mary Parish schools call for early dismissal due to heavy rain

    April 14, 2015 1:50 PM

    ST. MARY PARISH - Heavy rainfall in the area this morning and early afternoon in St. Mary Parish has caused flash flooding that will lead to early dismissal this afternoon for schools in the parish. The schools will dismiss for middle and high school students at 1 p.m. Tuesday.... more »
  • Flash Flood Watch Play Video

    March 10, 2015 5:47 AM

    Periods of heavy rain will pass over the region through Friday. A possible 3-6" of rain with isolated higher amounts has prompted a FLASH FLOOD WATCH to be issued by the National Weather Service until Thursday Evening. See the threats posed and safety precautions associated with FLASH FLOODING by... more »
  • Chilly with more scattered showers today

    November 26, 2013 7:02 AM

    The scattered showers will continue this afternoon as the Gulf Low moves to the northeast and an upper-level low moves over Louisiana from the west. We could still have some heavy rain at times. It will be chilly all day with high temperatures in the upper 40s occurring in the... more »
  • Cloudy and chilly with scattered showers today

    November 25, 2013 6:42 AM

    An area of low pressure is forming in the Western Gulf of Mexico and it will move toward far Southeast Louisiana. This will send some scattered showers and a few thunderstorms over South Louisiana this afternoon along with cloudy skies. We will not warm up much with high temperatures struggling... more »
  • Tornado watch canceled for most

    October 31, 2013 12:49 PM

    The Tornado Watch has been canceled for the entire viewing area EXCEPT Tangipahoa Parish where it remains until 7:00 PM. Severe Weather Set-Up : A strong trough of low pressure will send a cold front toward Baton Rouge today from the west. We will be breezy, very warm and... more »
  • Scattered showers and storms continue today

    October 2, 2013 8:04 AM

    An upper-level low is spinning over Northern Louisiana and Western Mississippi. This low will continue to draw up moisture from the Gulf of Mexico this afternoon and help to set off more scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some heavy rain will be possible. High temperatures will be in the mid 80s.... more »
  • Scattered showers and storms continue today

    October 1, 2013 7:18 AM

    The stationary front remains stalled west of Baton Rouge, and now an upper-level low has formed along it. These two features will tap into the deep moisture over us and that will set off scattered showers and storms over Southeast Louisiana again today. Some of the rain will be heavy... more »
  • Scattered showers and a few thunderstorms today

    September 30, 2013 6:49 AM

    The cold front will remain stalled today, and a few disturbances will move along the front. This will allow us to have scattered showers with a few thunderstorms this afternoon. Some heavy rain is possible. High temperatures will be held down thanks to the rain as they only climb into... more »
  • Scattered showers and storms return today

    September 20, 2013 8:52 AM

    A cold front is moving into Louisiana today and it will set off scattered showers and thunderstorms across the Capital City. Some heavy rain will be possible. High temperatures will be in the upper 80s. The rain and storms will continue this evening and that will make for some... more »
  • Mix of sun and clouds with scattered storms today

    August 23, 2013 8:18 AM

    A tropical wave/trough of low pressure will be slowly moving to the west across the Northern Gulf of Mexico today. As this wave approaches Louisiana it will interact with a sea breeze and they will set off scattered showers and storms over Baton Rouge. Otherwise, we will have a mix... more »
  • Scattered to numerous showers and storms today

    August 21, 2013 6:47 AM

    Get ready for a soggy afternoon! Louisiana is sitting between to areas of high pressure. This causes a weakness to develop over us, and that leads to rain. Additionally, there is a weak area of upper-level low pressure associated with an easterly wave/tropical wave moving west across the Northern Gulf... more »
  • Heavy rain and storms today with a cold front

    August 14, 2013 7:14 AM

    A cold front is slowly moving south into Louisiana along with a disturbance that is moving along it. Combine that with plenty of tropical moisture over Baton Rouge and daytime heating and that will give us scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be strong to... more »
  • More scattered storms today

    August 13, 2013 6:53 AM

    You can expect another afternoon with scattered showers and thunderstorms. This is thanks to a stalled front located north of Louisiana plus daytime heating with all of the Gulf Moisture sitting over us. Any storm could be strong with gusty winds and have heavy rain. Otherwise, we will have a... more »
  • Scattered thunderstorms with heavy rain today

    August 12, 2013 7:46 AM

    You can expect more unsettled weather today and really for much of this week. We have deep tropical moisture streaming up from the Gulf thanks to a ridge of high pressure off the East Coast. Combine that with a disturbance that will move by overhead, and that will allow us... more »
  • More scattered thunderstorms today

    July 22, 2013 7:13 AM

    You can expect another day with scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms. A trough of low pressure is located north of Louisiana and when you combine that with a very unstable air mass over Baton Rouge that will lead to more storms today with partly to mostly cloudy skies. Some... more »
  • The scattered thunderstorms continue today

    July 19, 2013 6:47 AM

    The weather pattern has not changed much today, so more of the same weather is on tap this afternoon. A trough of low pressure remains over the Southeast U.S. and and upper-level low (TUTT Low) is sitting over the Northern Gulf of Mexico. These features, when combined with daytime heating,... more »
  • More heat with scattered thunderstorms today

    July 18, 2013 7:21 AM

    We will have a more active afternoon with showers and thunderstorms. This is thanks to a shortwave, or disturbance, moving across part of the Deep South and a TUTT Low (tropical upper tropospheric trough), or upper-level tropical low, in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico. Combine those features with daytime heating... more »
  • Heavy rain and thunderstorms likely today

    July 16, 2013 6:52 AM

    The upper-level low is moving from the Texas Panhandle into New Mexico today. It will continue to draw in deep tropical moisture over Baton Rouge today. This will give us a mix of sun and clouds with scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be strong... more »
  • Partly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms again today

    July 15, 2013 6:42 AM

    The wet weather pattern will continue this afternoon thanks to a retrograding upper-level low moving over Oklahoma and Texas. Under the low there will be plenty of rain and storms. Since Baton Rouge is located to the southeast of the center of the low, we will have plenty of southerly... more »
  • A cold front brings us showers and storms today

    July 11, 2013 7:21 AM

    The cold front will slowly move toward town today. It will tap into the deep tropical moisture over us, and that will set off scattered showers and thunderstorms with mostly cloudy skies. Some of the storms could be strong with heavy rain, gusty winds and lightning. We will still be... more »
  • Partly cloudy and hot with scattered storms today

    July 9, 2013 6:29 AM

    Expect another afternoon just like we had on Monday...it will be hot and humid with partly cloudy skies to start the afternoon. Then we will have scattered showers and storms popping up. Some of the storms could have heavy rain at times. High temperatures will be in the lower 90s.... more »
  • Scattered showers and storms return today

    July 5, 2013 6:42 AM

    We will have a much greater chance of rain/storms today. This is due to the trough of low pressure, that stretches from the Gulf north into the Eastern U.S., moving to the west into Louisiana, and deep tropical moisture being streamed north into the state. We will have a mix... more »
  • Scattered thunderstorms return today

    July 3, 2013 6:51 AM

    The weather is going to start to change today with slightly more humid air returning to the state as the East Coast Trough moves westward. This will also lead to the Baton Rouge getting scattered showers and storms this afternoon with partly cloudy skies. Some of the storms could be... more »
  • Scattered showers and thunderstorms today

    June 19, 2013 8:01 AM

    We have mostly cloudy skies with scattered showers and thunderstorms this morning. The rain is coming from a stalled cold front that is sitting over us and a disturbance that is moving along it. Temperatures are in the lower 70s. Look for more scattered showers and thunderstorms to develop... more »
  • Scattered storms continue today

    May 31, 2013 10:45 AM

    The deep tropical moisture that has been over us the last few days is moving east of Louisiana. Some drier air aloft is moving over Baton Rouge, and this will help to limit the amount of rain and storms we will see today. You still need to plan on dodging... more »
  • Scattered showers and thunderstorms again today

    May 30, 2013 7:26 AM

    It is a mostly cloudy morning with isolated showers across Southeast Louisiana. We have very warm and muggy temperatures in the lower 70s. You can expect another day today just like we had on Wednesday with scattered showers and thunderstorms. This is all thanks to some deep tropical moisture... more »
  • Scattered showers and storms with some heavy rain possible today

    May 29, 2013 7:19 AM

    We have a mostly cloudy and muggy start to this Wednesday Morning across the Baton Rouge area. Temperatures are in the upper 60s. Get ready for some rain and thunderstorms today. This is thanks to a plume of deep tropical moisture streaming north from the Caribbean. At the same... more »
  • Partly cloudy with isolated storms today

    May 27, 2013 6:48 AM

    We start this Memorial Day Monday with mostly clear skies and temperatures in the mid to upper 60s. We will have a decent day weather-wise, but thanks to a weak disturbance and Gulf Moisture, we will have to dodge a few showers and storms today. Some could have heavy... more »
  • Heavy rain and storms today

    May 22, 2013 7:22 AM

    Watch out for some flash flooding this morning across Southeast Louisiana. We picked up 2 to 4 inches of rain and that has caused areas streams, creeks, drainage ditches and local roads to flood. Remember DO NOT drive through flooded roadways!! After the first batch of rain this morning,... more »
  • Heavy flooding rains with some severe weather today

    May 10, 2013 8:49 AM

    ...Flash Flood Watch Through Saturday Evening For All of Southeast Louisiana... It was a very stormy start to this Friday. We have severe thunderstorms moving through Baton Rouge starting around 4:45 AM through the 7 AM hour. There were numerous reports of hail, strong winds, flooding and power outages.... more »
  • Mostly cloudy with more heavy rain and storms today

    May 2, 2013 7:04 AM

    ...Flash Flood Watch In Effect Through This Evening... It is another cloudy and mild start to the day with a few showers popping up on radar. Temperatures are in the lower to mid 60s. Keep that umbrella with you today. The upper-level low is still sitting over parts... more »
  • More heavy rain and t'storms today

    May 1, 2013 6:49 AM

    ...Flash Flood Watch Through Thursday Evening... We have a mostly cloudy, mild and muggy start to this Wednesday with a few showers on the radar. Showers will continue to pop-up during the morning hours. Temperatures are in the mid 60s. The upper-level low remains parked over Louisiana this... more »
  • Heavy rain and storms return today

    April 30, 2013 7:30 AM

    It is a pretty quiet start to this Tuesday Morning with partly to mostly cloudy skies and some patchy fog. The fog could get dense at times with visibilities less than 1/4 mile, so please use caution as you travel this morning. Temperatures are in the lower to mid 60s.... more »
  • Plenty of heavy rain and storms today

    April 3, 2013 7:15 AM

    It is a very soggy start to the day with heavy rain and thunderstorms moving up from the Gulf of Mexico. The rains will continue throughout the morning with mostly cloudy skies. Temperatures are in the 50s and 60s. The rain and some thunderstorms will become less widespread and... more »
  • Tornado Watch until 8 PM for the WBRZ Viewing Area

    February 25, 2013 12:59 PM

    The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Tornado Watch for all of the WBRZ Viewing area until 8 PM tonight. Thunderstorms are developing once again as a warm front moves up from the Louisiana Coast into Baton Rouge. These storms could become strong to severe with large hail,... more »
  • Scattered showers continue today

    February 22, 2013 9:36 AM

    It is a mostly cloudy Friday Morning across the Baton Rouge area. There are isolated showers moving through town as well. Temperatures are in the lower 60s. The cold front will stall along the Louisiana Coast today. An area of low pressure will move along it, and this will... more »
  • Rain with some strong to severe storms possible today

    February 21, 2013 7:14 AM

    It is a pretty quiet Thursday Morning across the Capital City. We have mostly cloudy skies and it is a little breezy with temperatures in the upper 40s to lower 50s. The weather will be going downhill by lunchtime today. A warm front will move up from the Gulf... more »
  • Potential flooding in lower Livingston Parish Play Video

    February 12, 2013 5:26 PM

    MAUREPAS - The threat of more rain could mean trouble for people living in lower Livingston Parish. The area is still trying to dry out from last month's heavy rain, when some homes ended up with a foot of water inside. Since Sunday two to three inches of... more »
  • Rainy and stormy on this Mardi Gras

    February 12, 2013 8:29 AM

    It looks like we will have a pretty soggy Mardi Gras. The cold front has stalled along the coast overnight. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are still popping up around Baton Rouge this morning with mostly cloudy skies. It is cool with temperatures in the 50s. The front will retreat... more »
  • Area bracing for heavy rain on Lundi Gras

    February 11, 2013 10:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Officials said they were preparing for heavy rain and flooding ahead of Mardi Gras today. The National Weather Service issued a flood watch through Tuesday afternoon as a cold front moves into the area. Emergency officials in East Baton Rouge Parish said they'd make a... more »
  • Chilly and rainy weather expected today

    January 15, 2013 8:31 AM

    It is another cold and rainy morning across the Capital City. We have mostly cloudy skies with scattered showers popping up on the radar. Temperatures are in the upper 30s to lower 40s. More of the same wet, chilly and dreary weather is on tap this afternoon. This is... more »
  • More rain with chilly temperatures today

    January 14, 2013 6:46 AM

    We start this Monday Morning with more scattered showers and some heavy rain. It is pretty chilly with temperatures in the lower 40s. Better take your warm coat and umbrella with you today! The showers and a few thunderstorms will continue this afternoon thanks to a stationary front that... more »
  • Flooding continues in Ascension Parish Play Video

    January 10, 2013 5:42 PM

    DARROW - The water in many Ascension Parish neighborhoods like Pelican Point has subsided enough for trucks or other large vehicles to traverse the roads. The same cannot be said for Darrow, a few miles south. "I had a little patch of grass. Now you don't see any grass.... more »
  • Heavy rain with some severe weather possible today

    January 10, 2013 7:24 AM

    ...Tornado Watch Until 2 PM Today... ...Flash Flood Watch Through This Afternoon... A line of heavy rain and thunderstorms is moving through Baton Rouge this morning. Some severe weather will be possible too. Temperatures are in the upper 60s. The line of heavy rain and thunderstorms will slowly... more »
  • Heavy rains continue today

    January 9, 2013 8:01 AM

    ...Flash Flood Watch Until Thursday Night... The heavy rain continues this morning! We picked up around 3-6 inches of rain since yesterday! This has caused some flash flooding around the viewing area and that will continue today! We start the day with more rain and temperatures in the 60s.... more »

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